Spotify users waiting for the service 's iOS app to support AirPlay 2 should not remember The company has stated on its community forums that the addition of supporting streaming technology "seems like a bigger project that we won't be able to complete in the foreseeable future.
AirPlay is used to stream content (music, videos, device screen , etc.) ofApple hardware to compatible products. AirPlay 2 features several improvements over its predecessor, including more playback control options, improved buffering, and the ability to stream to multiple devices.
MacRumors, which has added first been reported on the Spotify 's decision to halt work on protocol support, noted that implementing AirPlay 2 is a relatively simple four-step process that Apple makes clear to its developer website . Yet the Spotify app is still missing three years later.
Spotify explained in the community post that it has decided not to continue working on supporting it. 'AirPlay 2 due to compatibility of audio drivers. "MacRumors noted that it also doesn't have native support for the HomePod, however, more than a year after Apple enabled that support.
This doesn't not seem to be due to lack of testing. The Apple part. "When we contacted Spotify about Siri and AirPlay 2 support on several occasions " the company declared in March 2019, " they told us that ' they were working on it, and we're ready to help them where we can. "
Apple wa s statement made in response to Spotify filing of a complaint with the European Commission regarding the " Apple tax "imposed by the policies of the App Store. The Commission said in April that she wasIt agrees with Apple that the policies of "have distorted competition in the music streaming market.
This unfair competition has reportedly harmed consumers. Now, it looks like Apple customers will lose twice: once because of the App Store policies cited in this case and once because a leading streaming platform has decided not to support. the latest technologies in its applications.
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